Record

LevelSeries
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA24/6
TitleCorrespondence Files
Extent39 files
Date1891-1987
DescriptionCorrespondence files maintained by the Organising Secretary of the London office, Korean Mission. A large part of the correspondence is between individual members of mission staff and the Organising Secretary. These files often include discussions over their initial appointment for work in Korea, reports of the preliminary year based in Seoul, and thereafter, regular correspondence from their assigned mission posts. Includes an item of correspondence from Charles John Corfe, first Bishop in Korea, 1889-1904; correspondence with Cecil Cooper, Bishop in Korea, 1931-1954; Arthur Chadwell, Assistant Bishop in Korea, 1951-1964; John Daly, Bishop in Korea, 1955-1965, Bishop of Taejon, 1965-1968; Paul Lee, first Korean Bishop of Seoul, from 1965; Richard Rutt, Bishop of Taejon, from 1968, and his Korean successor, Mark Pae. Also includes correspondence with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, organisations associated with the Korean Mission including the Community of St Peters and the Society of the Holy Cross, and papers relating to general administrative matters handled by the Organising Secretary.
ArrangementCorrespondence received from individual members of mission staff have been placed at the beginning of the series, in alphabetical order of correspondent. Correspondence concerning relationships with organisations and general administrative matters follow.
Access ConditionsCorrespondence is embargoed for 30 years. See file level descriptions for further details.
Access StatusOpen